Jamaica has never been short of legal luminaries whose brilliance has made bright the pages of judicial history here, in the courts of England and the sanctum sanctorum of Commonwealth jurisprudence, the Privy Council.
The highlight of any trip to London for me is lunch at Le Gavroche, 43 Upper Brook Street, just off Park Lane. This is fine dining in elegant surroundings with superb service and a discerning clientele.
In June 2009, at the launch of Tanya Shirley's debut poetry collection, She Who Sleeps With Bones, (Peepal Tree Press) at the Philip Sherlock Centre for the Creative Arts, Dr Michael Bucknor said it marked the arrival on the...
"Today I can say God is awesome," Rosemarie Benjamin declared with quiet conviction. The health professional just finished recounting the most agonising period of her life, a period during which her self-esteem took a nosedive as her health failed and finances dried up.
On June 19 I saw the performance of a lifetime, Kevin Spacey as Richard III at the Old Vic, only the second night's performance and he was magnificent! Every word of Shakespeare fell from his lips as though he were speaking everyday English - nothing stilted, nothing artificial - so natural that the staging with modern clothes seemed appropriate.
A riveting and engaging new Anglican hymnal designed for liturgical worship in churches across the Caribbean has just been released, and early reactions to this compilation suggest that the publication is destined to be a runaway hit among church congregations in the region.
The National Commercial Bank (NCB) Foundation has partnered with Dream Entertainment, promoter of Smirnoff Dream Weekend, a two-day party series staged in Negril during the Independence holiday period, to upgrade three...
The following article is part of a series prepared by the Jamaica China Friendship Association.When the Chinese first came to Jamaica, they were forced to improvise and make do with the foodstuff they were able to find here, as the supplies that they...
First there was singing and deejaying, then cracking jokes, dance and fashion. Now the competitive format which has made steady gains in the performing arts comes to the fine arts with Battleart, a one-day competition among young painters which takes place at the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) Kingston on Hope Road, St Andrew, on July 30.
It's easy to forget that they're just children when Jemarc Walters, Adrian Brown and Xavier Brown start speaking. Their ability to discuss complex issues like economics, crime and social welfare is impressive and, more importantly, is being put to good use.